Greyfriars House, Coventry

Greyfriars Ln, Coventry, CV1 2GW, United Kingdom
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1.0 mi from City Center
1.0 mi from City Center( 19m. 14m. 5m)
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city center | 0.4 mi
Coventry University | 0.4 mi
City College Coventry | 0.6 mi
University of Warwick | 2.9 mi
Pay In Instalment
No Visa No Pay
Onsite Gym
Cinema Room
Cinema Room
Study Space
Social Space

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About the Property

Greyfriars House (CV1 2GW) offers a variety of student accommodation in Coventry options including non-ensuite rooms and studios. Situated near Coventry University and Coventry College, this student accommodation in Coventry ensures convenience for students. This Coventry student accommodation is strategically located and provides easy access to academic facilities and vibrant student life without compromising on comfort and modern amenities. Residents can enjoy a well-equipped living environment designed to enhance their university experience. Whether seeking privacy in a studio or a sociable atmosphere in shared living spaces, Greyfriars House caters to diverse preferences. Ideal for students looking to balance academic pursuits with a dynamic lifestyle, this private student accommodation in Coventry offers a compelling choice.

Coventry, a vibrant city in Midlands, stands out as a haven for students seeking a dynamic and supportive environment. Renowned for its rich history and cultural diversity, Coventry offers an array of amenities tailored to student life. From bustling markets to tranquil parks, the city strikes a perfect balance between urban excitement and serene retreats. Students here enjoy a plethora of dining options ranging from cozy cafes to trendy eateries, catering to every palate and budget. The city's efficient transport network ensures easy access to all corners, facilitating seamless exploration and connectivity. The city's commitment to student welfare is reflected in its comprehensive support services, ensuring that every student feels welcomed and empowered to thrive.

Greyfriars House Coventry stands out among its peers with its unique blend of advantageous location and community atmosphere. Greyfriars Coventry enjoys a vibrant local culture that fosters a dynamic living experience. Beyond its strategic locale, Greyfriars House offers a welcoming environment that promotes a sense of belonging. There are 100+ things near Greyfriars House Coventry student accommodation, further enriching the daily lives of residents. Residents of Greyfriars House Coventry enjoy not only the practical advantages of its location but also the vibrant social scene and cultural richness that define the city. Whether pursuing academic goals or seeking cultural experiences, Greyfriars apartments Coventry offers a distinctive living experience that combines convenience, community, and cultural vibrancy.


Greyfriars House Coventry offers a variety of rooms including Budget Single, Budget Studio, Deluxe Studio, and more. Each room type caters to different preferences and needs. The private room at Greyfriars House Coventry provides a comfortable and functional living space. Residents enjoy the convenience of a shared bathroom and shared kitchen. Each room includes ample storage space for personal belongings and study materials, enhancing organization and comfort. In addition, residents benefit from a well-equipped spacious lounge area, perfect for socializing or relaxing after a day of studying. The room features a cozy single bed for restful nights and a dedicated study desk and chair, ideal for academic pursuits.

Residents can stay active with the onsite gym and unwind in the cinema room or social space. For academic pursuits, there's dedicated study space and reliable high-speed internet and Wi-Fi. Cyclists benefit from secure bike storage space, while community events and gatherings are facilitated through on-site events and social events. Convenience is paramount with a 3-minute walk to the bus stop for Coventry University, and just a 1-minute walk to Coventry City Centre for shopping and dining.

The Coventry Railway Station is also easily accessible within an 8-minute walk, ensuring seamless travel connections. Residents enjoy peace of mind with responsive maintenance services and pick up delivery options. The presence of a multilingual on-site management service ensures effective communication and support for diverse needs. Property Rules maintain a comfortable living environment with policies that include no smoking and no pets allowed. Safety is prioritized with 24-Hour CCTV camera surveillance and a reliable safe access control system.

Location and What's Hot?

Greyfriars House Coventry offers unmatched convenience for students attending University of Warwick and Arden University. This cheap accommodation in Coventry for students is just a short commute away, making students enjoy easy access to both campuses. This Coventry student accommodation studio also ensures minimal travel time and maximum comfort. This proximity of student studios Coventry allows residents to balance academic commitments with a vibrant social life, taking advantage of nearby amenities like cafes, libraries, and recreational facilities. Whether attending lectures or exploring Coventry's cultural offerings, Greyfriars House serves as an ideal base, fostering a productive and enriching university experience. With this cheap student accommodation in Coventry’s strategic location and modern amenities, it exemplifies student living at its finest.

Located in Coventry, Greyfriars House offers a vibrant social life right at your doorstep. Residents can start their mornings with a stroll to Sainsbury's or Tesco Express, conveniently nearby for grocery needs. For coffee enthusiasts, Bean & Leaf and Café Delight are popular spots to grab a morning brew before heading out. Wagamama restaurant is just around the corner to eat delicious cuisines, or you can visit My Dhabba for amazing Indian food. The Castle Grounds pub is a short walk away from this student housing in Coventry. Starbucks is also nearby to get a coffee on the way to the university. During leisure hours, residents can explore cultural treasures such as the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum or delve into history at the Coventry Transport Museum. These enriching experiences are just a short walk away from student apartments in Coventry.

Evenings at Greyfriars House are equally enticing with a range of dining options nearby. Residents can savor international cuisine at Cosy Club or enjoy a casual meal at Nando's. For a relaxed evening with friends, The Phoenix offers a cozy pub atmosphere just around this Coventry student apartment. Coventry is a student-oriented city. It is also known for having one of the best nightlife experiences around. In fact, there are at least 5+ bars and pubs located at a ten-minute distance from universities in Coventry, such as Kasbah, JJ’s, and Catch Twenty Two. For students in particular, there are various places for them to explore or spend time at, which are budget-friendly, such as Teezers mini-golf, War Memorial Park, Coombe Alley, Stratford-Upon-Avon, and more.


Greyfriars House offers excellent travel accessibility in Coventry. For those relying on public transport, this Coventry student accommodation has several bus stops conveniently nearby, including Magistrate Court (Stop LP1) and Quadrant (Stop BY2). These stops ensure easy connections throughout the city, enhancing convenience for residents and visitors alike. Traveling further afield is equally straightforward, with Coventry Airport Limited just a short distance away, catering to domestic and international flights. Additionally, the University Hospital Coventry (MTC) Helipad provides swift access for medical emergencies or quick transfers. For those arriving by road, the proximity to major routes and Britannia Coventry Hill Hotel ensures guests can easily find their way to and from Greyfriars House, making it an ideal choice for travelers seeking both convenience and comfort in Coventry.

Room Types

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Your Rent Include
Content Insurance Included
Regular Cleaning of Communal Area
Common Amenities
Onsite Gym
Cinema Room
Study Space
Bike Storage Space
High-Speed Internet And WI-FI
Social Space

Cancellation Policies (6)

  • Cooling Off Period
    This property offers cooling-off period.
  • No Visa No Pay
    This property allows cancellation due to visa rejection.
  • No Place No Pay
    This property allows cancellation if admission is not secured.

Payment Policies (5)

  • Security Deposit
    This property requires security deposit.
  • Pay In Instalment
    This property offers 1, 2, 3 flexible instalment plans.
  • Mode Of Payment
    Payment via easy transaction modes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I request a tenancy amendment after the tenancy is confirmed?

Sorry, they are unable to amend your tenancy once it is confirmed by both parties unless unexceptional circumstances (e.g. dalay of course start date, delay of Visa application). In case of unexceptional circumstances, you are only allowed to amend your tenancy for once maximum for free before the rent due date. All requests must be sent in person by email quoting your Name, Room NO., and name of the property in the subject of email, with relevant proof and specific requests in the content of that email. All requests will be checked on a case by case basis. From the second time that any amendment is made, a £50.00 admin fee will be charged for each amendment under unexceptional circumstances.

Can I pay my rent with Student Finance?

This is acceptable. Please let them know before making your application. You still need to provide them with required documents from your British guarantor for reference check purpose. In addition, your student finance schedule will also be needed. If your student finance payment arrives later than the tenancy starting date, they may consider asking you to pay some amount of the rent (at least 4 weeks) and security deposit to check you in. The remaining balance of your installment shall be paid on the day when your student finance arrives.

Who can book a room of this student accommodation?

Any person who is over 18, and who is a student enrolled with an educational institution can live with this property management. When you book a room, you may be asked to provide certificates of student status (e.g. university offer, CAS(Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies, student ID, valid student visa, etc.)

Do you have any Covid-19 measures in the accommodation?

Installing signage throughout their buildings to aid social distancing Ensuring that staff and residents wear masks throughout the building Changing the way that they operate to minimise the virus spreading through their buildings Enhanced cleaning and disinfecting of all communal areas Additional Covid-19 training for all of their ‘onsite management Teams A new mode of socializing and a more delicate wellbeing programme for residents An updated induction and move-in programme to ensure everyone is Covid-Courteous Additional support for tenants in self-isolation.

How do I make the payment?

You can either pay online through their portal using Western Union or Alipay. Or you can ask their booking consultant for their bank details (shown in your tenancy agreement) to make the transfer.

Can I choose where I wish to live?

Yes. As long as there is availability, your requirement will be fulfilled to the most extent. Please contact their booking consultant before you make the booking.

Can I choose whom I wish to live with?

Yes. As long as there is availability, your requirements will be fulfilled to the most extent. If you want to stay with your friends, please let their booking consultant know before you make the booking.

Apart from the rent, what else do I need to pay?

The reservation fee to secure your room is £100.00 which forms part of your rent. There is another £350 security deposit payable with the rent, which will be put into the government-authorised deposit protection scheme, TDS Custodial (Tenancy Deposit Scheme) (Normally for Tenancy Agreement only) for protection and is refundable when you check out if nothing is owing for damages or outstanding rent . All utility bills (gas, water and electricity), super-fast Wi-Fi and contents insurance for your belongings are included. Regular cleaning in the communal area is also included in your rent. You will need to pay for the laundry machine if you decide to use it.

How long can the tenancy be?

The standard length of this property management tenancy agreement is 43/44, 47 and 51 weeks. Some accommodations and room types are available for short let (6 weeks or above), please contact their booking consultant for more details via online chat, emails or phone calls if you are interested.

What happens if I can’t make my payment on time?

They will always work with you to find the best way for you to make your payment. It may be possible to change payment plan to adapt to your requirements. Given the tenancy agreement is signed, if you fail to pay on time without informing or negotiating with us, they reserve the right to cancel the booking or resort to a third party debt collect agency. There might also be interest charges incurred on the rent arrears.

Can a couple share one room?

Most of their accommodation do support dual occupancy as long as both tenants are university students over 18. but the number of rooms are limited and it’s usually for a specific room type, on a first come first serve basis. There’s usually a £15 per week extra charge for dual occupancy. Please ask their booking consultant for confirmation.

When do I need to pay reservation fee, security deposit and the rent?

Reservation fee: If you book it online, this will be done at the same time when you make the application. If you choose to apply offline through their application form, this needs to be paid within 48 hours of after the application form is submitted, or they reserve the right to cancel the booking for you. 

Rent: Normally for the September intake, the due date for the total rent or the first instalment should be on the August 15th. If this date has already passed, the payment needs to be made as soon as possible. The due date will be specified on your tenancy agreement. 

Please note: Paying rent by instalments is only allowed to the students who can provide guarantor information. The guarantor should be based in the UK; or a qualified UK guarantor service providing agency. You can choose 2 or 3 instalments as you wish, but you need to provide the following documents: filled guarantor forms, proof of ID, proof of address and proof of income. Please contact booking consultant for more information if needed.

How much is Reservation Fee?

They only take £100.00 Reservation Fee to take the room off the market and secure it for you. The fee is non-refundable once paid but it will be deducted from your total rent or your first instalment and will be shown on the “payment plan” part of your tenancy agreement.

Can I have guests to stay?

Due to COVID-19 they are not allowing guest at all. In normal circumstances, they would allow guests to stay overnight for up to two consecutive nights but they will need to sign in with the management team at reception and cannot have their own key/fob. Any guests must be with you at all times and cannot be left alone in your room – this is due to only you as the resident being fully aware of their health and safety processes and policies. They will notifying their residents of any changes.

What do I need to bring?

All their apartments come complete with high-quality furnishings that provide ample storage and comfort. You can contact their booking consultant for a full inventory list before you move in. You will need to bring your own beddings and kitchen utensils as these are not provided. You can also purchase the kits from their partner Unikit Out with their exclusive discount code.

Can I store my luggage in the room during summer holiday?

If you have renewed with them for the new academic year, they can store your luggage for your free of charge during the summer holiday. Contact their booking consultant for more details.

Am I allowed to keep pets in my room?

Unfortunately, they are not allowed to have pets in their accommodation.

Is there any social space?

Yes, this property management student accommodation has fantastic social space for students to socialise. There are usually on-site events held for tenants to meet more people, to understand the culture from all over the world and to be connected with property staff. Unfortunately, due to the Covid-19 they have suspended hosting face-to-face social events this year. You are still welcome to use their social spaces, such as Karaoke room, cinema room, communal study area, etc., but just make sure all the government guidelines are followed. *Note: However, whether part of or all the communal areas and facilities can remain open may depend on current governmental instructions. They will keep consistent with the government's instructions. The final decision lies with property accommodation management team.

Does this property management student accommodation provide cleaning service?

Regular cleaning services are provided in all communal areas including cluster kitchens. Residents are responsible for the cleaning of their own bedrooms. Please also be considerate to your flatmates and clean after yourselves in the communal kitchen if you’re staying in an ensuite bedroom. If you would like to book in additional deep cleans in your room, please speak to a member of the management team who can discuss the options with you and book in an additional clean at a time to suit you. Normally you will be responsible for taking your own rubbish to the bin. However if you’re in self-isolation, please report to the management team and they will arrange the rubbish collection from your door.

What happens if there is a problem with my room?

There are several ways of reporting maintenance issues; 

This property management's APP: Log a ticket, add a picture if you wish and the onsite Facilities Manager will respond as soon as possible. Email: You can send an email to the site email address which will be on the welcome letter. 

Telephone: You can call the site number which will be on your welcome letter 

In person: You can go the reception or site office and talk to a member of staff.

Is the room furnished?

All their apartments come complete with high-quality furnishings that provide ample storage and comfort.

Do you have laundry facilities?

All their residences have an on-site laundry room with washing and drying machines. It costs on an ad-hoc basis and around 4.00 GBP per wash and dry, except for 8-bed clusters in The Foundry where they provide free washing machines in the communal kitchens.

Can I smoke in my room?

No. As per your tenancy agreement and the UK legislation, it is not permitted to smoke inside any building. There are designated smoking areas at each of the developments which you are welcome to use.

Is my booking fee fully refundable? Will I be charged if I cancel before the agreement starts?

Once you pay your reservation fee, the amount is not refundable. If you have already signed the tenancy agreement, you'll still be responsible for the full rent unless an eligible replacement tenant is found. If you're unable to study in the city booked due to rejected visa or university offer, you may be eligible to be released from the agreement. However the reservation fee remains un-refundable. Documents below must be provided within 7 days from the date the results are published. a written rejection letter from the chosen university/college or UCAS or a screenshot of the UCAS status which confirms that the required results were not achieved; or a copy of the proof of acceptance of the new university by UCAS adjustment before rent due date.

Can I move out during the agreement?

Yes, you can. However, please note you are still responsible for paying the rent until you find another student to be your substitute tenant. You and your substitute tenant must inform the landlord and accomplish administration works accordingly. The administration fee is applied.

Can I sublet my room?

No, subletting your room without their written permission is against your tenancy agreement. If you want to be released from your tenancy and you have already found a suitable replacement tenant, please come speak to them so they can make sure all the paperwork is in place. An 50.00 GBP administration fee might be applicable.

Can I move in early than the check-in date shown on the website?

Yes, they can be quite flexible in terms of move-in date. Some rooms might be ok for early check-in subject to availability but you need to double check with their booking consultant for confirmation. They might also be able to allocate you another room temporarily if the specific room you booked is not available for early-move in. Please note, once you've signed up your tenancy agreement, an administration fee could be applicable if you decide to change the check-in/check-out date.

Can I pay in instalments?

Yes, they can accept maximum 3 instalments for tenancy no less than 43 weeks if you have an eligible British guarantor. Please let the property know before making your application. Then documents from your British guarantor will be required for reference check purpose. The documents may include: 1. Photo ID 2. No less than 3 months Payslips and bank statements 3.A guarantor form to confirm with the guarantee Please speak to their booking consultant for more information.

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Coventry Student Accommodation

When it comes to finding the ideal student accommodation in Coventry, opting for off-campus housing presents numerous advantages, such as freedom, privacy, and a chance to immerse in the city's historical culture. Amber is a pivotal ally for students looking to navigate the plentiful student accommodation Coventry options, streamlining their search by connecting them to a multitude of suitable living spaces near institutions such as Coventry University, the University of Warwick, and City College Coventry. Amber's user-friendly platform is a treasure trove of student accommodation Coventry choices, located in convenient proximities to the city's reputable institutions. Their extensive range of room types ensures that there's a snug fit for every preference, whether you're looking for an ensuite room or a shared apartment. Prioritizing the comfort of its residents, these properties boast amenities aimed at making student life both relaxing and productive, such as high-speed internet, well-equipped study areas, and fitness facilities.

For those studying at the best universities in the city, properties like Paradise Student Village, Collegiate Corporation Village, and Collegiate Burges House, and many more, embody the perfect blend of accessibility and serene living environments.

About Coventry

Coventry, an interesting city situated in the West Midlands of the United Kingdom, boasts a rich cultural history and modernity. It's a locale where mediaeval remnants meet contemporary culture, making it a fascinating place for anyone, especially students. Known for its prominent role in Britain's automotive industry and celebrated for its contribution to the arts, Coventry also thrives as a hub of education and innovation. The city is home to a dynamic student population, drawn to its reputable institutions and the quality student accommodation Coventry options on offer.

The heartbeat of student life can be felt in localities such as Earlsdon, with its bohemian vibe, and Canley, a stone's throw from educational majors. Affordable student accommodation in Coventry is designed to cater to a diverse student community; whether you're looking for a quiet study environment or a bustling social scene, you'll find a locale that suits your needs. Coventry University, nestled in the city centre, and the prestigious University of Warwick contribute immensely to both the academic and cultural heritage of the city. With unions and student clubs to fit the needs of all students coming from all over the world, Coventry is one of the best university towns out there.

Students seeking student accommodation Coventry options have ample choices, ranging from stylish studios to shared apartments, all designed to enhance the student experience. At amber, we understand the importance of finding the perfect home away from home, which is why we list a rich selection of Coventry student accommodation options, ensuring your academic journey is both comfortable and memorable.

Best Student Accommodation Coventry

Finding the ideal student accommodation in Coventry can greatly enhance your university experience, especially for those relocating to this amazing city. Opting for off-campus housing opens a world of opportunities, including greater independence, possibly more affordable living options, the ability to choose your flatmates, and immersion in a larger community that extends beyond the university campus. Conveniently positioned in close proximity to renowned accommodation near Coventry University and the University of Warwick, Coventry offers a variety of student accommodations, such as private ensuite rooms, shared student halls, and fully-fledged studio apartments, providing something for every preference and budget. Below are the top student accommodation Coventry options available in the city, each uniquely tailored to enrich your student life:

1. Gulson Gardens

2. Greyfriars House

3. Broad Lane House

4. Collegiate Pillar Box

5. Canvas Coventry City Point

6. iQ Weaver Place

7. Canvas Coventry Arundel House

8. The Apollo Works

9. Merlin Point

10. Mercia Lodge

Cost of Living in Coventry

Understanding the cost of living in Coventry is crucial for students who are planning their finances before moving into their accommodation of choice. The average cost of living for a student in Coventry can significantly influence both their budgeting and lifestyle choices. Whether you're searching for student accommodation or looking to manage your expenses, it’s important to anticipate your outgoings. Students can expect a cumulative monthly cost of living in Coventry to be around £800 - £1,200 per month, depending on lifestyle and type of Coventry student accommodation.

1. Food & Groceries - £200 - £250/month
2. Transportation - £55 - £85/month
3. Utilities (including internet) - £60 - £100/month
4. Clothing - £50 - £70/month
5. Sports & Leisure - £30 - £50/month
6. Internet and Phone Bills - £40 - £70/month

Student Travel Coventry

For students seeking ideal Coventry student accommodation, it's key to consider how you'll navigate the bustling city. In Coventry, students can enjoy affordable and accessible public transportation options, ensuring they have the freedom and flexibility to explore the city to its full potential or commute to their respective campuses with ease. Each of these transportation modes supports a sustainable and efficient travel environment, ensuring students have a hassle-free experience when staying in the city. The city offers a variety of convenient travel options, such as:

1. Buses
Running with commendable frequency, Coventry's bus network connects the entire city, including areas near student accommodation in Coventry, making travel to key universities straightforward. You can expect a bus every 5-10 minutes during peak hours. A single journey could set you back by approximately £2.10, though savings can be achieved by purchasing a travel card, known as the Pop card, which offers daily, weekly, or monthly passes.

2. Trains
The train service from Coventry railway station is an excellent choice for longer commutes, such as to Leicester College. Regular services are available and the travel time depends on the destination. A standard fare may vary widely but using a Railcard can offer savings of about 1/3rd of your expense.

3. Cycling
For a greener option, cycling is much encouraged in Coventry. With ample bike paths and dedicated lanes, it's not only an eco-friendly choice but also a healthy one. Cycling can be practically free, with the only cost being the initial purchase or rental of the bike. Additionally, most student accommodation Coventry options offer a secure bike storage space as well, for added convenience.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Coventry

Coventry offers a diverse and enriching lifestyle for students. Known for its blend of cultural heritage and contemporary living, Coventry promises a safe and comfortable environment for those pursuing their academic goals. With student accommodation Coventry options conveniently located around the city, students can fully immerse themselves in all this historic city has to offer. The city’s welcoming atmosphere is epitomised by the wide range of hangout spots tailored to student preferences. For caffeine aficionados, the city hosts a host of quaint cafes, such as the RISING Café, a charming spot known for its vintage vibe. Meanwhile, The Golden Cross pub offers a taste of traditional British life with its historic decor and lively environment. Restaurants such as The Courtyard and YAKII are the perfect go-to places!

The War Memorial Park is a popular spot for students to relax or have a leisurely game of football.

For those seeking a touch of nature, Coombe Abbey Park offers picturesque walks and stunning gardens to explore. The city truly comes to life with its events calendar, presenting an array of festivals and cultural happenings. The Coventry Motofest showcases a riot of sound and speed, celebrating the city’s automobile heritage, while the Godiva Festival brings together music lovers from across the UK. Coventry not only provides excellent Coventry student accommodations but also enriches students’ lives with its blend of historic charm and modern cultural experiences. Its compact nature means everything is easily accessible, making life as a student in Coventry stress-free and full of potential. Whether you’re sipping coffee in a cosy nook or revelling in a music festival, Coventry embodies a stimulating and enjoyable student experience.

Coventry Tourist Attractions

From the awe-inspiring Coventry Cathedral to the fascinating Coventry Transport Museum, the city offers an intriguing blend of ancient and modern. You can also access these tourist spots from your student accommodation in Coventry through public transport:

1. Coventry Cathedral
2. Coventry Transport Museum
3. St. Mary's Guildhall
4. The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum
5. War Memorial Park
6. Coventry Music Museum

Universities in Coventry

Coventry, is home to some of the most esteemed and renowned universities in the country. Students flock to this area for its excellent educational institutions and the dynamic student accommodation Coventry choices that cater to diverse needs. Best universities include:

1. Coventry University

2. University of Warwick
3. City College Coventry
4. Arden University

5. BIMM, Birmingham

6. Aston University

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